Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Wednesday April 15th, 2015. At 12:10 PM EST.
The (1-6) Miami Marlins of the National League East Division will be in the “PEACH STATE” for a matinee finale of a three-game set. Miami will play the (6-1) Atlanta Braves also of the National League East in 2015 MLB. The teams will play at Turner Field in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Marlins organization must reevaluate their strategy for signing free agents. Atlanta is going to battle Washington for the NL East crown. The opening betting line has Miami as a -110 road favorite; the betting total is at 7′ runs for Wednesday’s game.
The 2015 Miami Marlins have dropped three in a row, game two of the series starts at 7:00 pm est on Tuesday April 14th. Miami has scored only seventeen runs so far this season. Miami got swept by Atlanta in South Florida in the opening set of the 2015 season. Miami plays their next six on the road. Second Baseman Dee Gordon leads all Marlins hitters in three of the five major offensive categories. Ace pitcher Jose Fernandez is out until Mid-July recovering from offseason surgery. To make things worst pitcher Henderson Alvarez was recently put on the 15-day disabled list. Miami will send Right Hander Dan Haren (0-0) with a 1.50 ERA to the hill for game three of the 2015 MLB Predictions series finale game at the “ATL”. Haren is with his fourth team in four seasons. The betting odds over the total are 7-1 Miami last eight as a road favorite. The Marlins are 2-8 their last ten as a road underdog. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore has the Miami Marlins at 20/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 Atlanta Braves are one of the hottest teams in baseball to start the 2015 season. Atlant has won four in a row this season against Miami, including a 3-2 home victory on April 13th. Atlanta has scored thirty-two runs so far in the 2015 MLB season. Atlanta hits the road starting Friday April 17th for nine games. Shortstop Andrelton Simmons leads the Braves with a .269 batting average and has a team-leading five RBI’S. The Left Handed Eric Stults will be on the pitcher’s mound for game three. Stults is (0-0) with a 5.40 ERA this season. Stults threw five innings in a 5-3 win over the New York Mets on April 10th. Atlanta is 3-10 their last thirteen baseball games as a favorite. The Atlanta Braves are 25/1 to win the 2015 National League Championship.